Manjaro Works To Make Calamares A Distribution-Independent Installer
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 31 October 2014 at 09:24 AM EDT. 28 Comments
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The Arch-based Manjaro crew has been developing Calamares, an open-source installation framework they hope will basically lead to being a universal Linux distribution installer.

The Manjaro camp has been developing Calamares as a distribution installer framework they'll be using for Manjaro 0.9+ and they also hope other Linux distributions will adopt it so it can become somewhat of a universal Linux installer so each distribution camp no longer keeps needing to write their own installer.

Calamares is hosted on GitHub where they also have some basic Debian support for the installer too.

In making the installer framework better, the Manjaro crew put out a call for help in translating the installer strings into new languages. Embedded below is a video from the Manjaro project a few months ago showing off Calamares in its state at the time.

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